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San Diego Coffee Shops With Free Wifi

The top places to work, drink and eat.

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Have laptop, will travel. Finding a comfortable place where you can simultaneously work, online shop, drink great coffee and eat some tasty food is not always easy.


Here are 11 local cafes that offer fine quality coffee, ample seating, good food options and a Wifi password. Looking for even more options? Check out our previous map dedicated to the 16 Essential Coffee Roasters in San Diego; many of them also offer free Wifi.


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-JD DiGiovanni

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Heartwork Coffee Bar

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3993 Goldfinch St
San Diego, CA 92103

Staffed by kind and knowledgable baristas serving up great local coffee (Dark Horse Coffee Roasters and James Coffee Co.) and vegan treats, with outdoor seating and windows that fill the small space with lots of light, it’s a great place to spend a workday afternoon.

2. Holsem Coffee

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2911 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104

Creative coffee drinks plus a good assortment of snacks, including pastries from local Bake Sale Bakery, have made this relatively new coffee house an instant hit.

3. Bean Bar

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1068 K St
San Diego, CA 92101
(503) 704-6573
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A specialty coffee house right across from the downtown library, Bean Bar serves 49th Parallel coffee on espresso, pour-over, cold-brew, and drip along with a great selection of pastries; besides their indoor seating, there's a dog-friendly patio.

4. Young Hickory

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4096 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 795-6574
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A standout cafe on North Park’s most lively street. Along with serving canned craft beer and Bird Rock Coffee on espresso and drip, Young Hickory has a selection of breakfast and lunch plates, making it an ideal place to hunker down and work.

5. Banana Dang

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115 South Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054

Banana Dang serves up expertly brewed coffee and espresso along with a wide variety of smoothies. With a bright and open feel, the cafe hosts rotating shows by local artists.

6. Halcyon East Village

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1429 Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-0807
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The newly opened adjacent Fault Line Park makes this combination bar, restaurant, and coffee house an even bigger draw. Halcyon offers a rotating selection of quality roasted coffee from around the U.S.

7. Bay Park Coffee

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4130 Napier St
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 275-4000
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This quiet neighborhood cafe serves up specialty coffee from Klatch on drip and espresso, along with tea and a variety of locally-produced artisan foods.

8. Filter Coffee House

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1295 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 299-0145

Filter is a popular 24 hour coffee house serving tea, blended drinks and a small selection of bottled craft beer. The Hillcrest cafe has an abundance of chargers, indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a substantial sandwich menu.

9. Influx Cafe

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1948 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 255-9470
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With newer outposts in Little Italy and North Park, the original Golden Hill location of this popular coffee house remains a favorite for its spacious size and relaxed friendly service. Fuel yourself with a sandwich or salad and save room for a red velvet cupcake.

10. Lestat's Coffee House

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3343 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 306-5777
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Open 24 hours, this University Heights cafe with a classic ‘90s coffee house feel has carved out a niche as a late-night work spot as well as a venue for music acts, open mic nights, and comedy shows.

11. Vinaka Cafe

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300 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 720-7890
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This North County cafe, located on the second floor of Carlsbad's Village Faire, feels like a comfy living room; there's plenty of seating inside or on an outdoor deck. The menu includes organic coffee drinks, pastries, sandwiches and desserts.

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1. Heartwork Coffee Bar

3993 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA 92103

Staffed by kind and knowledgable baristas serving up great local coffee (Dark Horse Coffee Roasters and James Coffee Co.) and vegan treats, with outdoor seating and windows that fill the small space with lots of light, it’s a great place to spend a workday afternoon.

3993 Goldfinch St
San Diego, CA 92103

2. Holsem Coffee

2911 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104

Creative coffee drinks plus a good assortment of snacks, including pastries from local Bake Sale Bakery, have made this relatively new coffee house an instant hit.

2911 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104

3. Bean Bar

1068 K St, San Diego, CA 92101

A specialty coffee house right across from the downtown library, Bean Bar serves 49th Parallel coffee on espresso, pour-over, cold-brew, and drip along with a great selection of pastries; besides their indoor seating, there's a dog-friendly patio.

1068 K St
San Diego, CA 92101

4. Young Hickory

4096 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

A standout cafe on North Park’s most lively street. Along with serving canned craft beer and Bird Rock Coffee on espresso and drip, Young Hickory has a selection of breakfast and lunch plates, making it an ideal place to hunker down and work.

4096 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104

5. Banana Dang

115 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054

Banana Dang serves up expertly brewed coffee and espresso along with a wide variety of smoothies. With a bright and open feel, the cafe hosts rotating shows by local artists.

115 South Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054

6. Halcyon East Village

1429 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

The newly opened adjacent Fault Line Park makes this combination bar, restaurant, and coffee house an even bigger draw. Halcyon offers a rotating selection of quality roasted coffee from around the U.S.

1429 Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

7. Bay Park Coffee

4130 Napier St, San Diego, CA 92110

This quiet neighborhood cafe serves up specialty coffee from Klatch on drip and espresso, along with tea and a variety of locally-produced artisan foods.

4130 Napier St
San Diego, CA 92110

8. Filter Coffee House

1295 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Filter is a popular 24 hour coffee house serving tea, blended drinks and a small selection of bottled craft beer. The Hillcrest cafe has an abundance of chargers, indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a substantial sandwich menu.

1295 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

9. Influx Cafe

1948 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92102

With newer outposts in Little Italy and North Park, the original Golden Hill location of this popular coffee house remains a favorite for its spacious size and relaxed friendly service. Fuel yourself with a sandwich or salad and save room for a red velvet cupcake.

1948 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102

10. Lestat's Coffee House

3343 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

Open 24 hours, this University Heights cafe with a classic ‘90s coffee house feel has carved out a niche as a late-night work spot as well as a venue for music acts, open mic nights, and comedy shows.

3343 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116

11. Vinaka Cafe

300 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008

This North County cafe, located on the second floor of Carlsbad's Village Faire, feels like a comfy living room; there's plenty of seating inside or on an outdoor deck. The menu includes organic coffee drinks, pastries, sandwiches and desserts.

300 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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